List of 4-Year Public Universities & Colleges in Maine

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As the 42nd most populous state in the union, Maine has approximately 35,000 square miles of land. The state has a heavily forested interior with low, rolling mountains and a breathtaking coastline. The diversity in topography parallels the diversity in public schools insofar as their enrollment numbers, campus, and educational offerings. In terms of public universities, Maine is home to a number of state schools. State colleges in Maine include locations ranging from Orono and Fort Kent to Portland and Castine. Top ranked public colleges in Maine include University of Maine, Maine Maritime Academy, University of Southern Maine, University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine at Fort Kent, and University of Maine at Farmington.

Public University Degrees in Maine

In addition to being some of the best colleges in the Northeast, the Maine state school system offers students the ability to specialize in a variety of programs. The University of Maine School of Law is one of the best law programs in the country that consistently receives national acclaim. Specialized programs for this region also include degree tracks like marine biology, environmental science, art, and hydrology. To learn more about the schools in the Maine public university system and the degree programs offered by these schools, simply utilize this portal to connect to schools in an efficient manner or via our dedicated search portal today.

University of Maine System

The 7 schools listed below are part of the University of Maine System. By following the links below, you can view each school's profile in detail.

Institution Name Number Students Information Virtual Tour
University of Maine in Orono, ME10,000 to 19,999info Virtual Campus Tour of University of Maine
University of Maine at Augusta in Augusta, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Maine at Fort Kent in Fort Kent, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Maine at Machias in Machias, MELess Than 1,000info
University of Maine at Presque Isle in Presque Isle, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Southern Maine in Portland, ME5,000 to 9,999info

Other Public 4-Year State Universities & Colleges

Below is a list of other 4-year state universities and colleges in Maine.

Institution Name Number Students Information Virtual Tour
Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, ME1,000 to 4,999info

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Maine in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.